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Matt Close

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wyomissing, Pa.

High School:
Wilson

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
Midfield

Major:
Economics

Matt  Close

04/20/2018

Men’s Lax Closes Season with Loss to Colgate

McCarthy shines in his final Lafayette contest with a game-high four goals

04/20/2018

Men's Lax Hosts Colgate for Season Finale

Leopards will honor nine-member senior class on Friday night

04/13/2018

Bucknell Downs Men’s Lax in Lewisburg

Leopards close their 2018 season vs. Colgate on April 20

04/07/2018

Comeback Nips Men’s Lax in Overtime

Holy Cross scores five of the final six goals to down Lafayette in Worcester

02/20/2018

Late Run Sinks Men’s Lax

Leopards fall behind early, can’t comeback late in 12-9 defeat

04/20/2018

MLAX Senior Day

Photos by Rick Smith

03/19/2018

Men's Lacrosse vs Lehigh

March 17, 2018

03/03/2018

Men's Lacrosse vs Army

March 3, 2018

02/20/2018

Men's Lacrosse vs Manhattan

Feb. 20, 2018

02/16/2018

Men's Lacrosse vs Wagner

Feb 16, 2018

2017:Started six of the eight games that he saw action in…tallied six goals on the season coming from four different games…had a pair of goals against NJIT (04/11), then again against Bucknell (04/15).

2016:
Played in all 14 games for the Leopards...tallied three points against Colgate (4/22)...scored two goals in games against UMBC (4/2) and Colgate (4/22).

2015:
Made 10 appearances in his rookie campaign...scored a pair of goals and grabbed eight ground balls...tallied his first collegiate goal at Wagner (2/13)...had a ground ball and a caused turnover at Colgate (2/21)...finished with a goal and two ground balls against NJIT (4/7).

AT WILSON:
Named a US Lacrosse All-American in 2013 and 2014...Selected as the All-Berks Player of the Year his final two seasons, as well as earning All-Berks First Team Midfield honors his sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Amassed 317 points in his career, setting the Berks County lacrosse record in career points...Member of Berks County Championship teams in 2012, 2013 and 2014, as well as earning a District 3 runner-up nod in 2013 and 2014 and a PIAA Elite Eight appearance the past two seasons...Earned First Team Lancaster-Lebanon League Corner Back laurels and was selected to the Lancaster Lebanon League and Voices Berks Senior Classic All-Star games...Winner of the Wilson Lacrosse Founders Award, Rich Romig Award, Michael Ziolkowski Memorial Award, and the E. Jerry Brooks Academic Excellence Award...Was in the top 10% of his class academically all four years, graduating Magna Cum Laude and participating in the National Honor Society in 2013 and 2014.